District Judge Samuel Goozee has rejected an appeal by fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi to dismiss documents submitted by the Government of India of their case towards him within the PNB fraud case.
The court will hear the ultimate submissions within the case on January 7 and January 8, 2021.
Judge Goozee, sitting at Westminster Magistrate’s Court in London, having heard arguments from either side in regards to the admissibility of the statements – together with these obtained by cops in India – agreed to confess the paperwork stating that they had been adequate to assist him to set up that there was a “Prima Facie” case for Modi to be despatched to India.
Modi is more likely to attraction to a better court docket if Choose Goozee guidelines that he is extradited to India.
He’s going through a slew of expenses in relation to the PNB rip-off together with fraudulently acquiring Letters of Understanding (LOU’s or mortgage agreements) and laundering that cash in addition to witness intimidation and “disappearance of proof” in the course of the subsequent investigation by the Indian authorities.
The previous jeweller to Bollywood and Hollywood stars has been in jail since March 2019 and at present’s listening to follows his seventh unsuccessful bail utility final week.
Modi’s attorneys declare that their shopper is affected by despair and has supplied ever-increasing sums as safety for his launch.
Judge Goozee nevertheless has repeatedly refused bail requests, citing the Indian government’s considerations that Modi stays a flight danger in addition to the hazard of him probably influencing witnesses within the case.